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Healthy Participants Needed

Friday, 6 March 2015 - 9:00am

Are you healthy with no history of ongoing pain in the past three months?

Recruiting participants with schizophrenia for transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) study

Friday, 6 March 2015 - 9:00am

tDCS Treatment for Auditory Hallucinations and Thinking Problems in Schizophrenia -

Prof Tony Broe in conversation with Margaret Throsby on ABC Classic FM

Thursday, 5 March 2015 - 9:00am

Tony Broe AM is a specialist in Geriatric health, dementia and brain ageing. He is the Program Head of the Koori Growing Old Well Study (KGOWS) at NeuRA.

Using multiple medications may increase risk of falling for people with MS

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 9:00am

More than 50% of people with MS experience falls. Falls can cause injuries that can require medical attention and also significantly impact on quality of life and independence for people with MS.

Neck Pain Can Be Changed Through Altered Visual Feedback

Monday, 2 March 2015 - 8:00am

Using virtual reality to misrepresent how far the neck is turned can actually change pain experiences in individuals who suffer from chronic neck pain.

Professor George Paxinos' opinion piece about love: Sydney Morning Herald

Sunday, 15 February 2015 - 8:59am

This Valentines Day, as on all that have gone before it, lovers will exchange cards with hearts on them.

Dr Rebekah Ahmed's opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald - The truth of early dementia

Friday, 30 January 2015 - 9:00am

Still Alice shows us the challenging truth of early dementia

'Still Alice' - A film about dementia reviewed by NeuRA researchers

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 8:00am

The following is a review that appeared in The Conversation written by Dr Muireann Irish and Dr Rebekah Ahmed.

Are you over 70, live in Randwick, and want to improve your balance?

Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 9:54am

NeuRA and UNSW would like to invite you to participate in Standing Tall, a research study aimed at improving older adult’s balance and reducing their risk of having a fall.

Medical Research Future Fund critical to our health, our economy and our longevity.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 9:00am

The proposed Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) represents one of the most important and far-sighted initiatives in our nation’s history.

Motorcycle protective clothing: If it is too hot to wear, is it too hot to ride?

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 8:00am

Protective clothing can substantially reduce the risk of injury in crashes and yet a number of motorcyclists continue to ride in shorts and T-shirts in hot weather.

Dr Muireann Irish honored at the New South Wales Young Tall Poppy Science Awards overnight

Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 6:00am

Congratulations to Dr Muireann Irish who was honored with an award last night at the New South Wales 'Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.'

Margarete and Len Ainsworth honoured at Research Australia’s 12th annual awards dinner.

Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 6:00am

The Ainsworth’s honoured at Research Australia’s 12th annual awards dinner overnight.

NeuRA's Prof John Hodges named in the top 400 most-cited biomedical scientists in Nature.

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 8:11am

Best of the best ~~

Nature journal have listed the 400 most-cited biomedical scientists in the period 1996–20114.

Depression increases risk of falls in elderly

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 9:16am

Older people with depression are at markedly increased risk of falls.

Books for brains has launched! Read a book this October.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 8:52am

MEDIA RELEASE

Get Reading for Research

NeuRA’s initiative, Book for Brains, urges Aussies to read for the month of October and raise
money for diseases of the brain.

Improved care for hip fracture patients in Australia and New Zealand

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 12:00am

Today marks the release of The Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Hip Fracture Care, a watershed for the outcomes and quality of life for more than 20,000 Australians and New Zealanders who suff

Study on rare dementia helps map the emotional brain

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 9:19am

A NeuRA study published in the journal BRAIN has found that individuals diagnosed with corticobasal syndrome (CBS), a rare form of dementia, experience widespread deficits in emotion processing.

Congratulations to those who have received NHMRC Research Fellowships

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 - 9:07am

Congratulations to the following individuals who have been awarded highly competitive NHMRC Research Fellowships as announced by the Health Minister:

Congratulations to...

Motorcyclists in NSW - we need you!

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 9:39am

Neuroscience Research Australia is researching the use of protective clothing among motorcyclists.

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